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to have to ask for your patience. >> just eight days until the election and sandy is the october surprise. president canceled everything, flew back from florida today to take charge in the situation room. >> because of the nature of this storm, we are certain that this is going to be a slow moving process through a wide swath of the country and millions of people are going to be affected. so the most important message that i have for the public right now is please listen to what your state and local officials are saying. >> that left bill clinton flying solo in florida. >> i was supposed to be the warmup man for president obama today. but that storm on the east coast had other ideas. >> governor romney canceled his schedule tonight but today he was still campaigning out of the storm's path in ohio. >> on the eastern coast of our nation, a lot of people are enduring some very difficult times. and our hearts and our prayers go to them. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. and we are in a special edition today, hurricane sandy growing stronger, reaching what could be historic
at it overall and stark politics it's a short-term benefit to the president. by election day, people will make whatever decision they're going to make, obviously hime hoping for governor romney. president obama's doing what he has to do. it's important for the country. >> thank you so much. thanks for what you're doing for all of your folks and good luck to you. >> thank you. >> in the district. airports are shut down by hurricane sandy but beginning to resume operations slowly. this morning, laguardia airport, completely flooded during the storm, reopened limited service office jfk and newark opened. tom kos tell la made his way to laguardia overnight. what are you seeing there? >> reporter: this is the good news. actual -- we've got passengers. we've got people pulling up to the curbs and importantly planes on the ramps. we were here with the first plane landed here at laguardia. two runways here running and operational. delta planes here, american, air tran p so the big players are moving in. us airways hoping they can get up and running tomorrow. it's a truncated schedule today. it's not a
this election over with already? >> the homeland security department is responding to a growing crisis in new york and new jersey. massive shortages of fuel hampering recovery efforts and leaving millions of motorists with empty tanks. tom costello is in richfield, new jersey, with details on that temporary fix. >> hi, andrea. we've got a lot going on here. let me just set the stage for you. we're on the jersey turnpike and a lot of cars moving through here at the vince lombardi station, very quickly, because they seem to be keeping things moving. let me first show you an area of the port of new york, we have tankers moving through. the coast guard has been working hard to make sure that both the port of new york and new jersey are clear and able to take in these tankers as many as six have been sittingoff shore waiting to get in. that's good news. a couple developments here. the state and federal government authorities have signed an executive order that weighs state requirements fuel tankers register and pay a tax before unloading, that's supposed to expedite things and the obama administra
-- don't you want this election over with already? >> the homeland security department is responding to a growing crisis in new york and new jersey. massive shortages of fuel hampering recovery efforts and leaving millions of motorists with empty tanks. tom costello is in richfield, new jersey, with details on that temporary fix. >> hi, andrea. we've got a lot going on here. let me just set the stage for you. we're on the jersey turnpike and a lot of cars moving through here at the vince lombardi station, very quickly, because they seem to be keeping things moving. let me first show you an area of the port of new york, we have tankers moving through. the coast guard has been have power. power is restored to the terminals to get the fuel, of course, on to the trucks. that's a priority. now, there are trucks moving and there is gas here. the issue are those other two issues really kind of slowing things down and then by the way, we still have some of these huge massive refineries taken off-line trying to get them up and running but that could be a while as well. this part of the countr
plans for this final week before the elections creating challenges for both sides. joining me for our daily fix, chris cizilla, msnbc contributor and managing editor of post politics.com and mark halperin, senior political analyst for "time" and msnbc. first of all, the president has been on a conference call with governors, with mayors from the affected area, in the white house, not campaigning. they've canceled their ohio campaigning for tomorrow as well. joe biden also canceled campaigning. how do they handle this and then you've got the image of mitt romney doing what they say is not a campaign event, in the same place they were going to hold a campaign event, they say they're making collections for hurricane storm relief. chris cizilla, first to you, we checked with the red cross, the red cross said they're always grateful for donations, but this is not what they need or want. they always tell people please donate money. we have our own packagers and wholesalers and distribution system and to now get niece canned goods from the romney event in ohio and have to package it, used cl
's just the reality. if you're mitt romney and were counting a wave on carrying through you election day this interrupted all that no pun intended when i say wave. this has stopped things. mitt romney is back campaigning in florida today. may say something about this defensiveness in that state which he needs. the president is doing his job and happens to be doing his job who is romneys's biggest surrogates, one of the supporters who spent so much time being critical of president obama but not in the last few days. he has swung his phrases to such an extent people beyond new jersey have to be taking notice. this is the power of the federal government. this is a big government moment, which is not exactly in keeping with mitt romney's message about cutting government way back. folks in new jersey as ron allen said, what they need is federal money to not only clean up initially, have their needs met in the short term, but there's this question of rebuilding. it was governor christie who said we have to get the army corps of engineers in here, think about restructuring and building differen
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